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10:26 am
Sat January 31, 2015

The Call To True Beauty Discusses Dating versus Courting Wed Feb 4

The Call To True Beauty returned for February on Wednesday February 4 at 6pm as we celebrated Valentine's Day a little early by talking about how to practice healthy dating. Do you know the difference between dating and courting?  What expectations do you have when you go on a date, versus your date's expectations?

Call To True Beauty Host Daphne Walker was joined by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Lincensed Psychologist and Director of the Counseling Center at Clark Atlanta University.  They talked about it and took your calls.

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Community Engagement
12:29 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Black History Month Celebrated On WCLK

Hosea Williams

Throughout February you can count on WCLK to bring you some of the very best programming depicting the African American journey in America.  Black History Month Programming on WCLK is made possible in part by our friends at Mercedes Benz of Buckhead.

Each day on WCLK you will hear short vignettes about African Americans who have contributed significantly to the fabric of our society and world.

Featured vignettes for the last week of February are as follows:

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Community Engagement
8:51 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Jazz 91.9 WCLK Newsletter - January Issue

Credit Shed Jackson

Click here for the Jazz 91.9 WCLK Jazzette, January Issue – Inside:  General Manager’s Message; WCLK Commemorative T-shirt Design Contest; CAU Queens Community Service Project; programming highlights; live music and events;  Jazz Profile and CD Poll results; and, more…

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Jazz
11:49 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Nancy Wilson Guests On Diva's A Swingin' Life. Hear It On WCLK

Legendary Torch Song Jazz Vocalist Nancy Wilson is one of several artists highlighted on Sherrie Maricle's all-female jazz orchestra Diva's new record A Swingin' Life.  WCLK PD Aaron Cohen seems to be getting a few good big band records in recently and he just can't resist giving them a few spins on the station, especially during Serenade To The City.  Other vocalists featured on A Swingin' Life include Marlena Shaw and Tomoko Ohno.

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Arts
1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle Talks Dance, Black History

Robert Battle, Jamal Ahmad

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle stopped by to talk with Jamal Ahmad in advance of performances by the group at Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre February 11-15.

This visit during Black History Month will celebrate the inspiring legacy of Alvin Ailey and the inspiring life of civil rights icons in a rotating series of performances.

For ticket information about these performances and more information about The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, click here.

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Community Engagement
11:54 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Donate Your Old Car, Keep Jazz Music Alive On WCLK

Did you know you can donate your used car to Jazz 91.9 WCLK and help support public radio jazz music in Atlanta?  Turn your used vehicle into valuable radio programming for the entire community. We'll take cars, trucks, vans, RV's, boats if they are on a trailer, and motorcycles that are running. 

Donating is easy! Just call 1 (888) 448-3925. A representative will explain all the details, including the possibility of same-day service.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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Community Engagement
10:23 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Your Health Connection On WCLK Focuses On Thyroid Cancer, Wednesday Jan 21 @6pm

Your Health Connection featuring JaQuitta Williams returned for January with an informative live, interactive program focusing on thyroid cancer. 

Thyroid cancer is the fastest increasing cancer in both men and women. It is the most common endocrine cancer. Thyroid cancer is a cancerous tumor or growth located within the thyroid gland.

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Community Engagement
11:34 am
Thu January 15, 2015

WCLK Says Goodbye To Yolanda Reynolds

From WCLK General Manager Wendy Williams--Yolanda Reynolds always loved working with WCLK and we loved working with her.  She was the first to launch our popular radio talk show Atlanta Profiles with leading dignitaries and business leaders.  She knew so many people.  Most know her from her work with the Who’s Who Publishing Company.  But most of all Yolanda Reynolds was best known for her warmth and graciousness.  She is a truly beautiful spirit that is now soaring. 

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Jazz
7:31 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Dave Liebman Big Band Tribute To Wayne Shorter, Exclusively On WCLK

Wayne Shorter is considered by many to be jazz music's greatest living improvisor.  He is a composer and saxophonist whose stints in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis' legendary quintet has cast an influence over jazz's past, present and future.  The Dave Liebman Big Band, under the direction of sax man Gunnar Mossblad interprets seven of Shorter's iconic compositions on A Tribute To Wayne Shorter.  Hear it exclusively on WCLK, including during Serenade To The City Mon-Fri 10p-2a with WCLK PD Aaron Cohen.

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Community Engagement
6:57 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Atlanta Area Leaders Discuss Atlanta 2015 With Kiplyn Primus On The Local Take Saturday 7a

Atlanta City Council President(and WCLK Member) Ceasar Mitchell

The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus focuses on issues and personalities that work across our community.  Join us Saturday morning at 7a for a special edition of The Local Take as Kiplyn talks about the state of our city with community leaders including Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, Dekalb County Interim CEO Lee May, and Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves. Community news and information that matters to you, exclusively on WCLK.

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